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Foundation Initiative: Health

The Wireless Foundation leverages mobile technology via innovative programs that empower individuals and enhance American communities. The Foundation focuses on health, education, safety, and green initiatives, which demonstrate the transformative powers and unique capabilities of wireless technology. The Wireless Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed by CTIA-The Wireless Association member companies in 1991.


Text4baby is the first mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health through text messaging. The Wireless Foundation, on behalf of its carrier members, has fostered the program through its first 4 years with donated text messages making the service free to subscribers.

Learn more about Text4Baby and how it helps pregnant women and new moms. 

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime. The PulsePoint app empowers CPR-trained citizens to help save lives by alerting them when a 911 call indicates CPR is needed in their vicinity.

Learn more about how the PulsePoint app saves lives.